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The last round of tournaments we held on International Tabletop Day were such a hit that we’re bringing them back with a whole new set of games to celebrate Games on the Drives’ 1 year anniversary. Now is your chance to earn a much coveted golden meeple trophy, personally engraved for the winner of each game.

pic2197124 On Saturday May 2nd at 2:00pm we’ll be playing Aquasphere with 4 players. AquaSphere is a game of underwater science, squids, and capricious bots.
pic1927856 On Sunday May 3rd at 2:00pm we’ll be playing the classic Ticket to Ride with 5 players. Claim train routes across America and see who can be the most successful railroad tycoon!

If you’re interested please sign up in the store or by email at info@gamesonthedrive.com

Don’t forget we’re also having a sale on our entire inventory! 10% off everything in store and 20% off selected items on May 2nd and 3rd.

We hope to see you there!

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We’ve traveled 940 million kilometres and come full circle back to where we started. Or for the non nerds, it’s been a year since we’ve opened (well, on Saturday more accurately)! Can’t think of a better way to celebrate than a sale. Come stop by Saturday May 2nd or Sunday May 3rd and get any game 10% off or pick from a select list of games at 20% off. It’s been really neat watching this store grow and I can’t wait to see what happens in the next year!

Games on the Drive is happy to announce that we now carry jigsaw puzzles.

We have a variety of puzzles, from typical 500 and 1,000 piece puzzles to family oriented puzzles with varying piece sizes, and child-friendly puzzles with larger pieces and colourful artwork.

Come on by and check out our selection of puzzles and new games!

 

 

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A big thank you to everyone who came by and made our first International Tabletop day such a success.  We played some board games.  We talked some board games.  We sold some board games.  We gave away some board games.  It was everything Tabletop Day should be.

Congratulations to our tournament winners:
Camel Up: Ridge
Machi Koro: Katie
Five Tribes: Samuel

Be sure to come back next month and celebrate our 1st birthday with us.  Birthday bumps for the entire staff!

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International Tabletop Day is nigh.  In all likelihood, it is now (Saturday, April 11th).  Come celebrate with Games on The Drive for 10% off all games in store.Get your Tabletop Day promotional game pieces.

Join our tournaments and win these official Games on The Drive Golden Meeples you see here.  Room still available for our Camel Up tournament (1pm-3pm) and our Five Tribes tournament (5pm-7pm).  Only 4 players per tournament so your odds are at least 1 in 4.

This Saturday (April 11th) is International Tabletop Day.  The day we celebrate tabletops — internationally.


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Games on The Drive will be hosting various events throughout the day in celebration of tabletops and the games we play on them.  Exclusive promotional items will be handed out.  Prizes will be won.  Fun will be available for the entire family.If you want to show off your tabletop gaming skills, we will be holding 3 tournaments throughout the day.  Space is limited to 4 players for each tournament so sign up in store or email us (info@gamesonthedrive.com) if you are interested.

Tabletop Day Tournament Schedule:

1-3pm  Camel Up
3-5pm  Machi Koro (full)
5-7pm  Five Tribes

Let us know what you are looking forward to and if you plan to join us this Saturday on our facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/gamesonthedrive).

Got an order, as happens pretty often. But this one is interesting because we got a few games that have been out of print for quite some time.

Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective – A really neat detective game that’s part game, part logic puzzle, this one has been really hard to find for a while, and may yet be as two copies have already been claimed!
Carcassonne Hunters and Gatherers – Easily one of the best Carcassonne variants, a standalone game set in prehistoric times, this version of Carcassonne adds some exciting twists such as being able to play extra tiles on your turn, and ways to nullify other peoples points. Finally back in print after years.
Ladies and Gentlemen – This one wasn’t actually out of print, but it was between printings and hard to get for the last few months. A positively delightful game about shopping in the Victorian Era and outdated gender stereotypes! The Gentlemen work hard during the day to earn money whilst the Ladies spend that hard earned cash on the fanciest dresses and sundries to be the biggest hit at the ball

Some other new games, that aren’t long lost reprints, but are still really awesome and exciting

Steam Torpedo – Build an amazing submarine the likes of which the world has never seen, then battle it out against your friends shoddy contraptions that are clearly far less superior in firepower, armor, and general floaty/sinkyness.
Pandemic: State of Emergency – A new expansion for Pandemic that we finally got in, adds some crazy new elements including diseases that spread from animal to human, intense new events that randomly occur, and the Superbug, a disease which cannot be healed and MUST be cured and then eradicated with vaccines in order to win the game. Warning, the Superbug variation is quite challenging.
Dark Seas – This game will officially be released on Saturday April 11th (Coincidentally Tabletop Day, which you should totally attend) Dark Seas is a dicey island-building game. Each player plots out his own plundering route, filling its ports with docks, hideouts, and shady sea-faring characters.
Bohnanza Expansions/Variants – These are pretty cool, we got in Bohnanza Ladies and Gangsters which includes to standalone variants of Bohnanza with neat rules variations. We also got in Bohnanza Pirates and Princes  which includes two expansions that add awesome new content. Buy two things, get 4 things to add to your Bohnanza collection